Tiffany Hadish is an award-winning African-American comedian and actress. Photo: Stefania D'Alessandro Source: Getty Images Do you enjoy reading our stories? Download SHORT NEWS app now on Google Play and keep up to date with important South African news! Tiffany was born on December 3, 1979, in Los Angeles, California, to an Eritrean-Jewish father and an African-American mother. He started doing comedy after graduating from high school and had his big break in 2006.
2. Wanda Sykes
Wanda Sykes is one of the hottest stand-ups to watch out for right now. Getty Images Sykes was born on March 7, 1964 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA and grew up in Washington DC, Maryland. She quit her job at the NSA in 1987 to do the stand-up comedy she.
3. Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi is an award-winning veteran comedian. Photo: @Jamie McCarthy Source: Getty Images Whoopi, real name Caryn Elaine Johnson, was born on November 13, 1955 in New York, United States. He has been making stand-up, film and television comedy since 1982. Whoopi is considered one of the greatest black female comedians and is the recipient of multiple awards.
Mo'Nique helped redefine black humour in the United States and other parts of the world. Photo: @Paul Archuleta Source: Getty Images Mo'Nique was born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. She became known as a stand-up comedian after becoming a member of The Queens of Comedy.
5. Leslie Jones
Leslie Jones was an artist on Saturday Night Live from 2014 to 2019. Photo: @Matt Winkel Meyer Source: Getty Images Leslie was born on September 7, 1967 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. He started doing stand-up comedy in 1987 and was an actor and writer on SNL from 2014 to 2019.
Sommore was the first black woman to host Comic View on BET, real name Lori Ann Ram bough, was born on May 15, 1966 in Trenton, New Jersey, USA. The award-winning comedian is popularly known as the Contemporary Comedy Diva and is the first black woman to present Comic View at BET.
7. Maya Rudolph
Maya Rudolph is an African-American-Jewish comedian and has been performing regularly on SNL since 2000. Photo: @Frazer Harrison Source: Getty Images Maya is an African-American mother and Ashkenazi Jewish father on July 27, 1972, in Gainesville, Florida. The comedic actress started out as a singer before getting into comedy and has been one of the popular performers on SNL since 2000.
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